January 17, 2007

ALLEGATION & PERSPECTIVE

Claims of Counterfeit Cover-Up

A German newspaper alleges the United States is secretly printing the counterfeit bank notes the Bush administration has publicly charged North Korea of forging, allegedly to finance its nuclear weapons program. The newspaper cites anonymous sources and does not suggest a motive, according to a blog item on AlterNet.

The Doctor of Haifa Street

Speaking on a cell phone with a CBS correspondent, a famed Iraqi surgeon and one-time guest of President Bush describes hiding with his family in a dark, bullet-scarred home along Haifa Street in Baghdad as insurgents and U.S. troops battle outside.

Sources:

“Is the CIA counterfeiting dollars and blaming it on North Korea?”
AlterNet.org, January 9, 2007

“Trapped on Baghdad’s deadliest street”
CBS News, January 12, 2006

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